Charles & Colvard, Ltd. (NASDAQ Global Select Market: CTHR), the sole manufacturer of created moissanite gemstones, The Most Brilliant Jewel in the World®, today announced that Randy N. McCullough, Chief Executive Officer, and Timothy L. Krist, Chief Financial Officer of Charles & Colvard, will present at the LD MICRO Summit on Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:30 PM PDT/4:30 PM EDT. The conference is being held at the Luxe Sunset Bel Air Hotel in Los Angeles. “We believe the Charles & Colvard growth story is a compelling one and look forward to sharing it at the LD MICRO Summit,” commented Randy N. McCullough, Chief Executive Officer of Charles & Colvard, Ltd. “We will provide an overview of the Company as well as discuss recent developments, our strategic growth initiatives, and the investment opportunity.” “We are excited to host 18 names that we consider to be of the highest caliber in the micro-cap space,” said Chris Lahiji, President of LD MICRO. “We are honored to have Charles & Colvard presenting at our event.” WebcastAn audio webcast of the presentation and accompanying slides will be broadcast live on the Internet and may be accessed under “Events” in the “Investor Relations” section of Charles & Colvard’s website at www.charlesandcolvard.com/ir-events. The recorded presentation will also be archived for review.About Charles & Colvard, Ltd. Charles & Colvard, Ltd., based in the Research Triangle Park area of North Carolina, is the global sole source of moissanite, a unique, near-colorless created gemstone that is distinct from other gemstones and jewels based on its exceptional fire, brilliance, luster, durability, and rarity. Charles & Colvard Created Moissanite® and Forever Brilliant® are currently incorporated into fine jewelry sold through domestic and international retailers and other sales channels. Charles & Colvard, Ltd. is headquartered in Morrisville, North Carolina, and its common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol “CTHR.” For more information, please visit www.charlesandcolvard.com. About LD MICRO LD MICRO is a by-invitation only newsletter firm that focuses on finding undervalued companies in the micro-cap space. Since 2002, the firm has published an annual list of recommended stocks as well as comprehensive reports on select companies throughout the year. LD MICRO concentrates on finding, researching, and investing in companies that are overlooked by institutional investors. It is a non-registered investment advisor.